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controvert

[kon-truh-vurt, kon-truh-vurt] /ˈkɒn trəˌvɜrt, ˌkɒn trəˈvɜrt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
2.
to argue about; debate; discuss.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; alteration of earlier controverse (< Latin contrōversus; see controversy) with -vert from advert1, convert, etc.
Related forms
controverter, controvertist, noun
controvertible, adjective
controvertibly, adverb
uncontroverted, adjective
uncontrovertedly, adverb
uncontrovertible, adjective
uncontrovertibly, adverb
Can be confused
contravene, controvert.
Synonyms
1. refute, rebut.
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Examples for uncontroverted
  • Not an uncontroverted fact that could work in vacuum.
  • The court will consider plaintiff's facts uncontroverted.
  • In this case, it is uncontroverted that a test was made by an electrical contractor.
  • Nor was there any uncontroverted evidence that the jury failed to consider in its award of damages.
British Dictionary definitions for uncontroverted

controvert

/ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːt; ˌkɒntrəˈvɜːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to deny, refute, or oppose (some argument or opinion)
2.
to argue or wrangle about
Derived Forms
controverter, noun
controvertible, adjective
controvertibly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin contrōversus; see controversy
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Contemporary definitions for uncontroverted
adjective

not disputed or opposed

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Word Origin and History for uncontroverted
controvert
c.1600, probably a back-formation from controversy. Related: Controverted (c.1600).
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